Honolulu, HI, March 09, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The Hawaii International Film Festival (Hiff) is pleased to announce two of the first four films confirmed to screen at the 13th Annual Hiff Spring Showcase, from April 16 - 22, have been nominated for Academy Awards.
Ajami, a film from Israel, was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film and the Most Dangerous Man In America was nominated for Best Documentary Film. The two other confirmed Hiff films, The Girls With The Dragon Tattoo and A Good Rain Knows, come from Sweden and South Korea. Oscar winners will be announced Sunday, March 7th.
The 2010 Spring Showcase is being held from April 16 - 22 at the Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Theaters. Tickets go on sale for Hiff Ohana members on Monday, April 5th and to the general public on Wednesday, April 7th.
General tickets for the public are available for $12, $10 for seniors, students and military. Hiff Ohana members can purchase tickets for $8. The tickets can be purchase at the Hiff box office located at 650 Iwilei Rd, Suite 100, across from the Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Cinemas, online at www.hiff.org or by phone at (808) 792-1577.
Hawaii International Film Festival, established in 1981, is dedicated to the advancement of understanding and cultural exchange among the peoples of Asia, the Pacific and North America through the medium of film. Hiff is the premier international film event in the Pacific and has won the praise of governments, filmmakers, scholars, educators, programmers and film industry leaders throughout the world. It is also the primary source for the discovery and exhibition of Asian and Pacific feature films, documentaries and videos in the nation. The festival has premiered such movies as Once Were Warriors, The Piano, Shine, Shall We Dance, Y Tu Mama Tambien and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The 2010 Hawaii International Film Spring Festival will be held April 16-22, 2010 at the Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Theaters and the 30th Annual Hawaii International Film Fall Festival will be held in October 2010. For more information please visit our website at www.hiff.org.